Search results for "Cecil Parker"

A Man Could Get Killed (1966)

An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame  •  Cliff Owen
CAST:  James Garner  •  Melina Mercouri  •  Sandra Dee  •  Anthony Franciosa

Circus of Fear (1966) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Llewellyn Moxey
CAST:  Christopher Lee  •  Klaus Kinski  •  Leo Genn  •  Anthony Newlands

The Comedy Man (1964)

A middle-aged stock actor goes to London to try the big time. After much frustration, he lands a job doing TV commercials, gaining wealth and recognition. He eventually gives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alvin Rakoff
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Cecil Parker  •  Dennis Price

Carry On Jack (1963) RT Audience 40%

Tenth entry in the Carry On series. Able seaman Poop-Decker (Bernard Cribbins) signs up for adventure on the high seas with the wicked Captain Fearless (Kenneth Williams). ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Kenneth Williams  •  Bernard Cribbins  •  Charles Hawtrey  •  Donald Houston

The Iron Maiden (1963)

The film follows Jack Hopkins (played by Michael Craig), an aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines. His boss (played by Cecil Parker) is eager to sell a new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Anne Helm  •  Michael Craig  •  Jeff Donnell  •  Alan Hale Jr.

Heavens Above! (1963) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting  •  John Boulting
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Cecil Parker  •  Isabel Jeans  •  Ian Carmichael

The Brain (1962)

A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Freddie Francis
CAST:  Anne Heywood  •  Peter van Eyck  •  Cecil Parker  •  Bernard Lee

Petticoat Pirates (1961)

Undistinguished British farce (in Technicolor and CinemaScope). Stoker Charlie (the diminutive Drake) helps 150 Wrens under Superintendent Maxine Audley, who've hijacked a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David MacDonald
CAST:  Charlie Drake  •  Anne Heywood  •  Cecil Parker  •  John Turner

A French Mistress (1960)

The boys of Melbury Primary School are plunged into turmoil when the new French Master turns out to be a Mistress! Madelin Leforge's (the French Mistress) effect on the boys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Cecil Parker  •  Ian Bannen  •  Agnès Laurent  •  James Robertson Justice

On the Fiddle (1961) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 1997

Tricked into joining the RAF by a wily judge, wide boy Horace Pope sets his sights on the main chance, teams with slow-witted, good-hearted gypsy Pedlar Pascoe, and works up a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Alfred Lynch  •  Sean Connery  •  Cecil Parker  •  Stanley Holloway

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

After being shipwrecked, the Robinson family is marooned on an island inhabited only by an impressive array of wildlife. In true pioneer spirit, they quickly make themselves ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  John Mills  •  Dorothy McGuire  •  James MacArthur  •  Janet Munro

Under Ten Flags (1960)

"Under Ten Flags" is an Italian WWII war film from 1960, with an international cast, financed by Paramount. It is based on the true story about the German navy raider Atlantis ...  (more)

GENRES: History • War
DIRECTION:  Duilio Coletti
CAST:  Van Heflin  •  Charles Laughton  •  Mylène Demongeot  •  John Ericson

The Pure Hell of St Trinian's (1960)

A dubious child psychiatrist is put in charge of the St. Trinian's school after it burns down. The sixth form are sent to Arabia to become harem girls. The Ministry of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Cecil Parker  •  George Cole  •  Joyce Grenfell  •  Eric Barker

The Night We Dropped a Clanger (1961)

The movie takes place during WWII. A dashing British RAF Officer is earmarked for a secret mission behind enemy lines in occupied France, but wishing to distract the enemy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Darcy Conyers
CAST:  Brian Rix  •  Cecil Parker  •  Leslie Phillips  •  William Hartnell

I Was Monty's Double (1958) RT Audience 55%

The incredible but true story of how an impersonator was recruited to impersonate General Montgomery to mislead the German's about his intentions before the North Africa campaign.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  John Mills  •  M.E. Clifton-James  •  Cecil Parker  •  Sid James

Indiscreet (1958) RT 100% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope of finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream, while talking about this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Cecil Parker  •  Phyllis Calvert

Happy is the Bride (1958)

In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Ian Carmichael  •  Janette Scott  •  Cecil Parker  •  Terry-Thomas

A Tale of Two Cities (1957) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jan 1998

British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay. When Darnay goes to Paris ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Dirk Bogarde  •  Dorothy Tutin  •  Paul Guers  •  Marie Versini

The Admirable Crichton (1957) RT Audience 70%

Lord Loam has modern ideas about his household, he believes in treating his servants as his equals - at least sometimes. His butler, Crichton, still believes that members of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Cecil Parker  •  Diane Cilento